Argent and Olympus join forcesmortgagepress.commerger, acquisition, wholesale lending Argent Mortgage Company LLC, the wholesale unit of Ameriquest Capital Corporation, and Orange, Calif.-based wholesale lender Olympus Mortgage Company have announced their merger. Olympus will merge its operations into Argent, and Olympus' employees will become part of the Argent team. Vowing to deliver the same level of service that consumers expect to receive from both companies, all approved loan commitments issued by Olympus Mortgage Company will be honored through expiration. After Nov. 24, 2004, all new loan submissions should be directed to Argent Mortgage Company. For more information, visit www.argentmortgage.com.